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July 31, 2014

In her first match since exiting her doubles match at Wimbledon with what was called a viral infection, Serena Williams handled Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-2 to move into the third-round at the Bank of the West Classic from Stanford, C.A.

July 30, 2014

The first-round of the men’s draw at the Citi Open came to a close on Tuesday as four more Americans punched their tickets into the second and third rounds in Washington, D.C.

July 30, 2014

Sabine Lisicki of Germany recorded the fastest serve in women’s tour history on Tuesday, according to the WTA.

July 30, 2014

Rafael Nadal issued a statement today indicating that he will have to withdraw from the upcoming Rogers Cup and the Cincinnati Masters 1000 due to a right wrist injury.

July 30, 2014

Six of the top young American boys and girls tennis players age 14 and under will compete for the U.S. in next week’s World Junior Tennis Finals, Aug. 4-9 in Prostejov, Czech Republic.

July 30, 2014

American Sloane Stephens continued her disappointing 2014 campaign on Tuesday as she was ousted by friend and fellow American Christina McHale.

July 29, 2014

The NYJTL Mayor’s Cup, the largest interscholastic tennis event in the United States, returned to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., crowning 14 team and individual champions and awarding eight prestigious Marion & Jacob Javits College Scholarships.

July 29, 2014

Taylor Townsend knocked off Julia Goerges 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to push her way into the second round.

July 29, 2014

The feedback I get from many parents about the USTA’s decision to use low-compression balls in the 10 & Under Tournaments tells me that many people are skeptical of the benefits and uses of these balls. 

July 29, 2014

American Francis Taifoe made his ATP Tour debut Monday in the first-round of the Citi Open in Washington D.C. but lost to Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy 6-4, 6-4 in the opening round bout.

July 28, 2014

Today's ZEM Collection of Wind, Water, Sand and Land shoes have a unique history. In the beginning, a group of beach volleyball athletes asked us to solve a problem.

July 28, 2014

Two-time NCAA champion for Stanford Nicole Gibbs, 21, of Santa Monica, Calif., will return to the U.S. Open for the third consecutive year as a wild card. However, this time, Gibbs will be competing due to her results on the USTA Pro Circuit, rather than on the college tennis court. 

July 28, 2014

American John Isner defended his title in Atlanta on Sunday, rolling past Israeli Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-4 to capture the BB&T Atlanta Open for the second straight year.

July 25, 2014

Seventh ranked Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from next week’s Citi Open, tournament organizers announced Thursday.

July 25, 2014

Why is tennis so often referred to as "The sport for a lifetime?” Largely because tennis isn't just a terrific means of exercise and improving your health, but it offers psychological advantages as well. Tennis is also fun to watch and can expand your horizons across the country and around the world.

July 25, 2014

John Isner had to rally back from a set down to escape an upset bid by fellow American Robby Ginepri on Thursday.

July 24, 2014

American Jack Sock cruised into the quarterfinals on Wednesday, knocking off qualifier Michael Venus.

July 24, 2014

Simple guides to different ways to hold a racket have evolved, and there are many ways to modify a racket handle so that it is comfortable and efficient for your style of play and individual needs.

July 24, 2014

Sloane Stephens has decided to part ways with coach Paul Annacone, she announced in a statement on Wednesday.

July 23, 2014

Wimbledon Junior Champion and Long Island native Noah Rubin and 2013 U.S. Open Junior finalist Tornado Alicia Black will headline the top American juniors accepted into the main draw of the 2014 U.S. Open Junior Championships, set for Aug. 31-Sept. 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 23, 2014

American Jack Sock cruised into the second round at the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday by defeating Colombian Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in a little over an hour.

July 23, 2014

The 2nd Annual Mats Wilander Foundation Tennis Pro-Am will be held Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on the grass courts of the historic West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. 

July 22, 2014

Forbes magazine recently released its list of the most financially valuable athletes in the world and Swiss tennis player Roger Federer topped the list along with golfer Tiger Woods.

July 22, 2014

Nestled between the Hudson River and the West Side Highway at 96th Street, the Riverside Park tennis courts are hidden gems known to New York City tennis enthusiasts. They’ve been properly cared for and maintained by the City Parks Department since 1984, when a restoration process restored order to the once dilapidated courts.